Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 17, 2012

Paula Mae Minor Combs

LAKE BOTTOM — Paula Mae Minor Combs, 59, of Lake Bottom, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born Feb. 2, 1953 at Princeton, she was the daughter of the late Reginald Minor and Wanda Persinger Minor Gonzolas of Bellwood, Ill.

Mrs. Combs was a homemaker and a member of the Matoaka Pentecostal Holiness Church. She enjoyed planting flowers. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one nephew, Darrell Lee Minor.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 40 years, Jackie Combs Sr.; one daughter, Michelle Minor of Beach Park, Ill.; one son, Jackie Combs Jr. and his wife, Kristie of Lerona; three grandchildren, Erica Combs, Jordan Combs and Zoe Combs; two sisters, Iris Brewer and her husband, Del Rio of Ramseur, N.C., and Judith Roberts and her husband, Tommy of South Charleston; three brothers, Reginald L. Minor Jr. of Wauconda, Ill., Dennis Minor of Clifton, Colo. and William Minor and his wife, Sharon of Orlovista, Fla.; and many friends, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Thomas Roger Roberts and the Rev. Larry Cecil officiating.  Interment will follow at the Minor Family Cemetery at Matoaka.

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 19, 2012 from noon until service hour at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

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